Friday, April 1, 2011


Above & Below: Russell Tovey & Lenora Crichlow at the 2011 NME awards.
Above & Below: Russell Tovey at Memorabilia weekend 26.3.2011 Birmingham UK

St Kylie

antonycotton: Thanks London. You've been great but St. Kylie of the Minogue needs me in Manchester.

Tom_In_Oz_: @antonycotton Please in all honesty I beg you to stop teasing me with your tweets...I've met her once and still dream of the time!

anthonycotton: RT @kylieminoguge: @antonycotton so nice to see YOU!!!!!! Se u next week xx

Lunchtime with Tom and friends!

Tom_In_Oz_: Hey Twitter kiddies it's time lunch in Oz.

Tom_In_Oz_: Forgot to tell my stomach about daylight saving time change!

MargMolly: @Tom_In_Oz_ so its 13.15 with you?? xx

Tom_In_Oz_: @MargMolly no 11:30am an hour back...stomach thinks it's 12:30

ChickenDancing: @Tom_In_Oz_ LOL! Looked up from reading "Pale Demon" had this image of you eating munchkins.

Tom_In_Oz_: @ChickenDancing so what does a dancing chicken taste like?

MargMolly: @Tom_In_Oz_ i'm confused why we go forward and you go back?? Oh wait is it cos you in South H and we in North?? xx

Tom_In_Oz_: @MargMolly you spring forward - while we fall back - you are spring and we are autumn - simple, see!

ChickenDancing: @Tom_In_Oz_ I don't know. I've never eaten myself. I'm not flexible enough.

Tom_In_Oz_: @ChickenDancing I bet you taste like a human only crunchy! lol

ChickenDancing: @Tom_In_Oz_ LOL!

Tom_In_Oz_: @ChickenDancing Let me know how and when you manage a taste test. The Tovey bloggers might enjoy hearing about that!


angloirishgal: #FF @JamesaFleet @WatkinsJason1 @JohnMitchell_ @KnaveoG @kinkyclawz @LoveTomorrow_11 @lyceumsheffield @lalscotton @Lauren_Drake @MikeyJGall

JamesaFleet: @angloirishgal x

Tom_In_Oz_: @JamesaFleet @angloirishgal Ahem,...where are my equal opportunity kisses...hmmm?

JamesaFleet: @Tom_In_Oz_ x

Tom_In_Oz_: @JamesaFleet happy dancing (blackmail works) whoo-hoo!



Tom_In_Oz_: @talDEHboosh Phone London Independent Talent Agents - they can book a comic for you!

talDEHboosh: @Tom_In_Oz_ lmaoo! Thanks tom. You do make me laugh.

No dues due

frankolad: @russelltovey I really think you should follow @Tom_In_Oz_ you realise all the handwork he does in promoting you, building your fanbase and hard work he puts in on ya blog in his spare time...:0( Sorry just wanted ta speak my mind & wasn't put up to it

Tom_In_Oz_: @frankolad @russelltovey Hi Frank. Hope your world in Liver Puddle is going OK at mo? No need for Russ to do anything. I started the blog of my own volition. Thanks for the concern tho.

Up early

TheHoneyTaker: Why am I up so early? #yawn

Tom_In_Oz_: @TheHoneyTaker because you love playing with your friends on Twitter !

TheHoneyTaker: @Tom_In_Oz_ lmao I'd love to think I was that nice! I think it's coz I want breakfast so bad #foooooooood

The down-Lo

MatthewCainC4: Is it just me or is J-Lo's new song amazing?

Tom_In_Oz_: @MatthewCainC4 My fave is "Jenny From The Block" where she says she's the same person she always was. Yeah right, but still love that 1 anyway!

Do not disturb – already disturbed enough!

ChickenDancing: Trying to watch the 7th ep of Being Human bawling my eyes out & @Tom_In_Oz_ keeps tweeting & making me laugh. Now the tweet-vo is on his blog

shirlb226: @ChickenDancing @Tom_In_Oz_ Sad isn't it, I cried buckets....

Tom_In_Oz_: @shirlb226 @ChickenDancing It's very sad. I cried like a menopausal woman! Emotions really got the better of me.

Who looks silly now!

AlexBrown: Homosexuality is found in over 450 species. Homophobia is found in only one. So, which one seems unnatural now?

If at first U don’t suck seeds

gillinghamjoe: Luke's aim in life is to say "i'm sorry i am late but i was making love to my chauffeur" but i think he should continue was teacher training

Tom_In_Oz_: @gillinghamjoe scaring me now with this latest many confusing past participles...and incomplete clauses!

gillinghamjoe: Luke's aim in life is to say "i'm sorry i'm late but i was making love to my chauffeur" but i think he should continue with teacher training

Tom_In_Oz_: @gillinghamjoe much's my teaching background coming out x

Below: A compilation of Russell Tovey pics which has been "solarised."

Below: An unused pic of Russell Tovey from a Guardian newspaper layout.

Russell: “So much love in one little blog post.”


Perfect Pitch!

stephenfry: Only a week to go before the musical theatre event I'm hosting at the Criterion, Piccadilly. It's for Perfect Pitch:

perfectpitch: #FF rehearsing with us today @MrStevieWebb @Julie_Atherton @1PaulKeating @polywallydoodle @michaelxavierMX @jackshalloo

Tom_In_Oz_: @perfectpitch @MrStevieWebb @Julie_Atherton @1PaulKeating @polywallydoodle @michaelxavierMX @jackshalloo Luv ya Jack u go boi! Tom in Oz x

jackshalloo: @Tom_In_Oz_ Fanx mate xxx

Tom_In_Oz_: @jackshalloo let us know of updates and anything else ya may need is always open for business. Tom

jackshalloo: @Tom_In_Oz_ yea defo.. Album stuff coming your way soon

Tom_In_Oz_: @jackshalloo sounds good am doing little star profiles on the blog...did one for @charliecondou the other day...will do a little profile for you next x


Jack the lad…

Jack Shalloo

Jack is an actor, singer and comedy developer who is friends with Russell Tovey and has appeared on the Tovey blog previously with his inventive online cult comedy show called “Sketchbank.”

When Jack first started “Sketchbank,” in one day, I was able to find him about 400 new followers on Twitter to help him become established.

Jack is a native Londoner and trained at Colin’s Performing Arts College, graduating in 2006. His theatre credits include: Isaac in Fit (UK tour); Pete in The Bitches Of Eden and Jason in March Of The Falsettos (Tristan Bates Theatre, London); Pirate in Peter Pan (Broxbourne Civic Theatre); Jackie in the original cast of Whistle Down The Wind (Aldwych Theatre); Spider in Oliver! (London Palladium) and Cultural Shift (Stratford Circus).

Television and film includes: Holby City, EastEnders, Out Of Control, The Man Who Loved The Lakes, The Bill, Excluded, Jessie’s Girl and Miranda Hart's New Year’s Eve sketch show.

Currently (April 2011), Jack is playing Tony Lumpkin in “The Kissing Dance” at Jermyn Street Theatre then he recommences touring with Hamlet (The Musical) at Northampton, Derngate and Richmond in May-June 2011.

While on tour Jack is also selling his new CD “London Soul” an original album with a bonus track from Departure Lounge the musical.

Jack is probably best known for his role of Pete in Departure Lounge. The show was nominated for best musical at the 'Whats On Stage' awards.

Jack has three feature films under his belt all directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair, Fit, Kick-Off and Bashment.

To find out more about Jack you can visit his website

MrStevieWebb: Wanna hear some true, raw talent amidst a world of fakers and 'Competition Talent'? Then pre-order @jackshalloo album (Click link):

Below: Jack talks about acting with Ian Virgo

Below: Jack Shalloo relaxing during Macbeth (The Musical)

Below: Jack Shalloo in the anti-bullying movie FIT

Chris Sullivan in

Priscilla Queen of The Blue Mountains!

mrchrissullivan: Is off on a trip to the blue mountains in Sydney- hungover as hell!

Tom_In_Oz_: @mrchrissullivan Probably not the way 2 C the Blue Mountains in Sydney when @russelltovey comes out to Oz we can show u the right way 2 see'em!

Ebeebee71: @mrchrissullivan So how is OZ? You partying hard (I mean working hard of course!!) You worn the black heels yet?????

mrchrissullivan: @Ebeebee71 lovin it honey- heels are packed away still !


jackd1985: @russelltovey how goes the filming for him and her?

russelltovey: @jackd1985 it skips along like a shiny pebble dashed upon a glistening babbling brook in August x

jackd1985: @russelltovey firstly, how awesomely poetic... secondly, you have just made me a very happy chappy :D

russelltovey: @jackd1985 :-) I'm pleased x

jackd1985: @russelltovey thanks buddy! I'm going to be grinning all evening x

russelltovey: RT @ mugglesam: @russelltovey Hilarious! Portrait of a Princess

boydhilton: Details: Donny Osmond and I were guests on Strictly Come Dancing It Takes 2; he grabbed me at the end and made me slow dance with him. #totp

Tom_In_Oz_: @boydhilton Erm, OMG And it's after noon on April Fool's Day so it has to be true! x

Walterzxx: @russelltovey PLZ PLZ PLZ PLZ PLZ make a GIANORMAS fan happy PLZ PLZ PLZ PLZ PLZ FOLLOW MEEEEEEE!!!!!! @russelltovey i LLOOOOVVEEEEEEEE U!!

russelltovey: @Walterzxx helllllooooo! X :-) x

Solemani: Ep 1 of him and her done! Oh man oh gosh it's a goodie, never been so proud of a week’s filming @russelltovey @THEKERRYHOWARD @kentonallen

Tom_In_Oz_: @Solemani @russelltovey @THEKERRYHOWARD @kentonallen WELL DONE & of course it will be end of year before we see it in Oz!

monstermassh: @Solemani @russelltovey @THEKERRYHOWARD @kentonallen Eeee! Super excited! Can't wait for you guys to grace our screens again x

russelltovey: @Solemani so much love in such a little room x x

gugibufugi: “@russelltovey: @Solemani so much love in such a little room x x” We feel it too. It totally comes through, and it's a privilege to watch.

russelltovey: @gugibufugi :-) x

Tom_In_Oz_: @russelltovey @gugibufugi Jenna has a lot on the Tovey blog. Not bad for someone who only discovered you a month back!

gugibufugi: @Tom_In_Oz_ @russelltovey Only because you guys are so awesome! You've been so nice and you've really made this little cypher happy. Thanks.

gugibufugi: “@Tom_In_Oz_: @russelltovey It's been such a joy going through his works, all that I missed in my ignorance. The emotion! It's a nectar!

AustinFx4: @Tom_In_Oz_ U know, I've come to think of @russelltovey ears are like Trafficator 'rabbit' lights on a classy London taxi.

Tom_In_Oz-: @AustinFx4 @russelltovey you think of Russ's head as being a this leading to flattery or insult?? lol

AustinFx4: @Tom_In_Oz_ @russelltovey no, I think of it as a compliment. Just thinking he could voice a cab in Pixar's CARS 3

Tom_In_Oz_: @AustinFx4 @russelltovey yes, logically a London cab that has been turned into a racing car, I could see the opportunities arising here...x. Call Pixar!

Twitter profile pics (avatars) for the Being Human gang.

This set of 4 graphics was designed by @AustinFx4 whose Twitter profile reads: “photographer, London taxi owner, art lover, traveller.” Many thanks for sending them in. Very impressive.

Above: Russell Tovey in Rob Brydon's "Annually Retentive" season two.

Above: Russell Tovey and Sci-Fi fan at Memorabilia weekend Birmingham March 2011

In Oz

Tom_In_Oz_: @Andysbitz BTW when I say "welcome to Oz" it usually means thanks for following @RussellTovey Blog on Twitter but in your case it really is to Oz!

Andysbitz: @Tom_In_Oz_ thank you very much Tom!!!!

Tom_In_Oz_: @Andysbitz hope you settle in OK. Oz is a great place as long as you get to understand our Oz humour - similar to the Brits.

Andysbitz: @Tom_In_Oz_ lol boy friend is an Aussie so I'm slowly getting the humor...slowly! ;)

Tom_In_Oz_: @Andysbitz we just go with slow build irony...not like yank humour very laconic...anyway which city u in?

Andysbitz: @Tom_In_Oz_ Sydney

Tom_In_Oz_: @Andysbitz good choice Sydney I am 2 hours north in on a 45km white sandy beach...hope you and Oz BF make the most of Oz

Andysbitz: @Tom_In_Oz_ Newcastle. I know it well as that's where boyf is from. Beautiful beaches and lovely city. Have a great weekend

Tom_In_Oz_: @Andysbitz yeah you too xxx

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